Truck Driver Training

The following courses are offered on an as needed basis and must be scheduled through the Truck Driver Training Division. For more information, call 815-224-0265.

40-Hour Equipment Refresher  
This program includes 40-hours of hands-on, on-the-road driving equipment and a review of class A commercial driver’s license requirements. This program is intended for past CDL Class A holders that need to retest/renew their license at the DMV. Participants must have a current DOT physical, drug screen, motor vehicle report and a Class A learner permit. A driving test is required to qualify for the refresher program.    

Class B 40-Hour Course
Students will be expected to demonstrate the proper preparation, handling, safety, and driving skills necessary to pass the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Driving Examination. This course will involve yard work, pre-trip and driving on city street and highways. You must be at least 18 years old, hold a valid driver license, meet the medical requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation and hold a current CDL Permit. In addition, you must pass a drug screen and provide a motor vehicle report. Participants will need to provide Class B truck for inspection before class start date. 

Online Hazmat Certification
This course will cover the varies areas of hazardous materials and the intent of the regulation. Topics will include hazardous material transporting; communication rules; bulk packaging loading and unloading; driving and parking rules; emergencies; as well as terminology. Practical experience will be shared. This course meets the Federal Motor Carrier Administration requirement for all CDL holders to have proof of hazardous material training before they can add the endorsement to their license. Participants will receive a certificate of completion upon passing the final exam with an 80% or higher. 

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